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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By lpcapital
Where should we start: the Z3 had the cup holder...

Where should we start: the Z3 had the cup holder in the middle of the center console and regularly hit it with the elbow while shifting; in the Z4 they put it to side so you'd hit it with the knee...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By lpcapital
I had a flat with RFT and the car felt exactly...

I had a flat with RFT and the car felt exactly the same as it usually would. I don't know what the range, but the RFT goes off when there's still plenty of pressure left.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-20-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By lpcapital
That's not how things works, my friend. Attached...

That's not how things works, my friend. Attached are the T&C. I point your attention to:

"3. Service Limitations" sub (m) "Your BMW Assist Unit uses either analog or digital cellular telephone...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 11-19-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By lpcapital
Since I'm looking at a E60 M5 as well, was the...

Since I'm looking at a E60 M5 as well, was the manual transmission available throughout the production or only select MY had that option?

Any other option worth considering?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-19-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,123
Posted By lpcapital
PepBoys (and possibly others) have a device that...

PepBoys (and possibly others) have a device that would be able to test the TPMS even when they are not mounted: I recently bought a used set of rims with TPMS to use to mount some snow tires and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-19-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By lpcapital
So I called them up. BMW Genius actually...

So I called them up.

BMW Genius actually supports only car MY 2011 or newer so he couldn't help me much and referred me over to BMW Customer Relationships. After the operator researched with BMW...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-19-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By lpcapital
Got a reply from BMW Assist Customer Service: ...

Got a reply from BMW Assist Customer Service:

"Thank you for contacting BMW Assist. Due to the nature of your inquiry, we suggest that you contact BMW Genius at 844-443-6487. They are available...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-18-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By lpcapital
After posting, I realized I didn't check the...

After posting, I realized I didn't check the hardtop diagram and presto there it was. It is p/n 51.24.8.230.139

It mounts here:
...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-18-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By lpcapital
Trunk lid stops

I recently installed the hard top and noticed that the trunk lid is now rubbing so slightly against the glass when fully open. It never did in the past. Then I remember that not too long ago I lost...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By lpcapital
I'm no expert in this, but here's what I learned:...

I'm no expert in this, but here's what I learned: cars manufactured up to 2008 (doesn't really follows model years, but approximately that's the time) use Verizon CDMA network so should be fine. In...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-15-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By lpcapital
I have tan carpets and you'd be surprised how...

I have tan carpets and you'd be surprised how easy to clean BMW mats are.

I use a bit simple green diluted in a couple of gallons of warm water and they always come back clean. Stains come right...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-14-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,499
Posted By lpcapital
Ah... I thought you wanted me to translate the...

Ah... I thought you wanted me to translate the whole BMW paper to hillbillese...

ROW is Rest of the World: BMW brakes down the world in two major models: US and European, US models are sold in US...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-14-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,499
Posted By lpcapital
Translate what? [I'm really not understanding,...

Translate what? [I'm really not understanding, not being a jerk]
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-14-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,499
Posted By lpcapital
It used to be a CGI block, but starting in 2005...

It used to be a CGI block, but starting in 2005 it became aluminum block and the M57 used in the US version of the 35d is a derivation of that block so it's aluminum:...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By lpcapital
On the rear you can adjust both camber and toe...

On the rear you can adjust both camber and toe and I think that by adjusting camber, toe changes. Then you use the toe adjuster to dial that back.

I'm just saying this because maybe your toe bolt...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 331
Posted By lpcapital
Thanks for documenting all this!!!

Thanks for documenting all this!!!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-07-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 331
Posted By lpcapital
In case you missed it, here's a couple of...

In case you missed it, here's a couple of threads:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=676486

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1021991
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-07-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 331
Posted By lpcapital
IIRC (really going off memory here) I read about...

IIRC (really going off memory here) I read about someone saying his line going to the mounts was pinched: follow the lines and check. I think it was pinched by the underbody stiffening plate.

The...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-07-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 331
Posted By lpcapital
Take a look at this:...

Take a look at this: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1epIteFE7i-c2IybHVDX0l2bVk/view?usp=sharing

Page 181 has description of the variable engine mounts; the vacuum; page 100 starts the section...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-07-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By lpcapital
That's the point I was trying to make: if, let's...

That's the point I was trying to make: if, let's say, a bearing is wearing above normal, and assume said bearing is an alloy of iron and chromium then the oil will have in suspension particles of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-06-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By lpcapital
Here some things that may help. Some reference to...

Here some things that may help. Some reference to issues similar to what you are observing and back some of my suggestions:

SIB 12 17 09 - Water Is Leaking into the Electronics Box...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-06-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By lpcapital
That is a lot of codes!!! Here's some...

That is a lot of codes!!!

Here's some thoughts:
1) I assume that all the codes are currently present, and not simply old codes still stored in the DDE, in either cases I would go ahead and clear...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-06-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By lpcapital
The one thing that I never liked about these...

The one thing that I never liked about these reports is that they give you boiler plate comments that don't mean crap and show the person on the other side doesn't know what he's talking about: for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-05-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By lpcapital
I suspect that the status 6 means "regeneration...

I suspect that the status 6 means "regeneration requested" and the status 4 means "regeneration active".

Here's a SIB regarding DPF regeneration: SIB 18 03 10 - M57Y - Fault Code 480A or 481A, No...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-04-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 215
Posted By lpcapital
Regarding threads of dealer solving problems with software update (35d)

I often read around here owners of the 35d with issues relating to EGR and NOx and SCR and those emission control systems that our cars have to reduce NOx emissions. Often time the user comes back...
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